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    My China story: Part 3


    In case you missed it, read My China story: Part 1 and Part 2 now.

    After returning from China I really wanted to involve myself in the Chinese community as much as possible. I actually felt homesick from China and it made me feel at home being around Chinese people. I think this is called a ‘reverse culture shock’. The trouble was I didn’t actually know any Chinese people who lived on the Gold Coast.

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  • Alexis walks along a market street lined with lanterns in China

    My China story: Part 1

    When I was 20 years old (2005) my mother decided that she wanted to take us on an adventure. She packed up our house and moved us to Shanghai. She had…